Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Headquartered in New York City, N.Y., Estee Lauder Companies Inc offers a range of employment opportunities in the cosmetics, from Account Executive to Senior Financial Analyst. An average Estee Lauder Companies Inc employee can expect to make $69K annually. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Estee Lauder Companies Inc, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Bringing in the most money are Executive Directors — their earnings average $209K per year. Marketing Directors are a close second at approximately $110K along with Procurement Managers (about $76K) and Account Executives ($73K). Financial compensation for Marketing Associates is rather low — on average only $58K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $60K annually. The largest slice of the Estee Lauder Companies Inc workforce (33 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $72K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Melville, N.Y. ($70K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($70K), and Miami, Fla. (approximately $63K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $53K, Bristol, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Estee Lauder Companies Inc employee makes approximately $83K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $125K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $101K per year for accredited Certified ITIL Leaders. Estee Lauder Companies Inc compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Leadership-holders the most at $91K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $80K per year. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around a seventh of Estee Lauder Companies Inc's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Operations Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Estee Lauder Companies Inc gives paid vacation to 29 percent and paid sick leave to 18 percent. A fair number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Estee Lauder Companies Inc folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


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28 %
$50,197 - $92,220
$55,989 - $91,500

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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